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Posted by Michelle Steiner on May 6, 2006, 6:05 am
 


Me too.


I hope to make it at least once; until about a decade ago, I was not
emotionally ready to visit it, and since then I haven't had the
opportunity to visit DC.

-- Michelle

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Stop Mad Cowboy Disease:  Impeach the son of a Bush.

Posted by Michael Pardee on May 4, 2006, 1:58 am
 

You bet - mileage that poor would disappoint any Prius owner. Ours has been
that low on some 75 mph trips where the elevation increased a lot, or when
plowing through snowy streets, but otherwise 40 is unacceptably low for a
Prius.

Mike



Posted by Martin Dixon on May 4, 2006, 4:23 pm
 

Do people still beleive that propaganda.  I understand a recent
summary has shown that global warming stopped in 1998, and global
temperature has been stable since then.

But the GW industry is now such a juggernaut that I doubt something
like facts will derail it.  They will still be hyping up GW when the
ice age comes!




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Posted by Andrew Stephenson on May 4, 2006, 5:31 pm
        m.dixon4@ntlworld.com "Martin Dixon" writes:


News out today (or, at least, reported today on BBC-tv) is that
the very freshest scientific calculations suggest (a) that the
probability of the changes we've seen so far being natural are
somewhere around 1% and (b) by 2050 or so we can expect global
temperature rises of 3 degC.  Maybe the BBC website has more.

It gives me NO pleasure to pass on that news, FWIW.  :-(
--
Andrew Stephenson


Posted by Michelle Steiner on May 4, 2006, 6:53 pm
 

Your understanding is in error.


Facts support it.  Moreso now than ever.

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